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Organizational Care Impact on Work Commitment: A Study in the Health Care Field

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1102037, PP. 1-6

Subject Areas: Organizational Behavior and Theory

Keywords: Work Commitment, Healthcare Professionals, Organizational Care, Karachi

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In recent time, organizational trust is an increasingly important component in determining employee commitment to the organization. The current study was conducted with the aim to determine the impact of organizational care on work commitment of healthcare professionals. A cross sectional study was carried out during the span of February to August 2015 to assess the impact of organizational care on work commitment amongst healthcare professionals of tertiary care facilities in Karachi. The study included a sample of 187 healthcare professionals rendering their services in different tertiary care facilities of Karachi. Descriptive statistics were used to demonstrate participants’ demographic information and their response to the questionnaire items. To observe the influence of age, gender, type of organization, job status and salary on the responses, one way ANOVA was adopted, using p < 0.05 level of significance. Our findings revealed that mass population (71%) felt honored to be the part of their organization. 72% opined that in their organization employee got promoted on the basis of their seniority. 68% of the respondents did not agree that their work load was manageable and they felt under pressure to perform well. Only 33% agreed that they were assigned task that provided opportunity to utilize their knowledge and educational background and their day to day task was related to their capabilities and skills. Public health professionals’ commitment to their jobs would determine the quality of the service delivery for their respective communities. This study will assist policy makers to trigger those factors that increase levels of work commitment among health care professionals.

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Iffat, W. , Shakeel, S. , Siddiqui, F. and Rehan, M. (2015). Organizational Care Impact on Work Commitment: A Study in the Health Care Field. Open Access Library Journal, 2, e2037. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1102037.

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